Abe must keep his project on track

Japan’s economic recovery hangs in the balance

Japan’s TSE acts on apparent media leaks

Exchange seeks to tighten corporate disclosure standards

Age no longer key as Abe plans reshuffle

Japan PM faces challenge to keep old-timers satisfied

Japan trade deficit falls as exports rise

July shortfall of Y964bn slightly larger than expected

An indifferent time for Japan

Investors seem bored of inaction at the BoJ

Asahi U-turn reignites Japan war debate

Rightwing gloat after newspaper’s retraction over ‘comfort women’

Abe avoids visit to Yasukuni shrine

Japan’s PM stays away as he seeks a meeting with China’s Xi Jinping

Despite gloomy data economy has bounce

Economic news from Germany, UK and Japan is being misinterpreted, writes Martin Sandbu

Abenomics rattled by Japan dip in growth

Annualised contraction of 6.8% worst since tsunami of 2011

Q&A: Japan’s GDP and the sales tax shock

Increase in national sales tax triggers sharp fall in consumer spending

Japan’s current account returns to deficit

Measure in red between January and June for first time since 1985

Japanese stem cell scientist found dead

Riken lab scientist felt shamed by discredited study

Japan condemns ‘dangerous’ Chinese acts

White paper may impede Abe’s efforts to meet Xi

Nikkei news spurs home advantage claims

Accuracy of paper’s forecasts said to favour locals

Sony surprises market with profit

Sales of PlayStation 4 consoles drive earnings into the black

Japan’s industrial output falls back

Biggest contraction since March 2011 tsunami

Sales tax rise hits Japan’s retail spend

Weak data cast a shadow on Abe’s economic strategy

Tokyo Olympic Games costs jump

Weak yen drives up price of materials

Globe-trotting Abe promotes Japan

Japan’s PM visits 47 countries in 18 months

Abe faces rising disenchantment in Japan